Finance and Economics Management & Business Others
3 - 5 Years
Finance Lead, Uber Payments
About Uber Payments BV
Uber Payments BV (UPBV) is Uber's payments subsidiary in the EU, processing all of Uber's payments in the EU (EEA) under a licence from the Dutch Central Bank.
About the Role / Team
The Finance Lead is the end to end owner of the finance function at UPBV. Reporting to the Chair of the Management Board, as the Finance Lead you act as their key sparring partner, with the direct ability to impact the success and the trajectory of the business through your work. You will be in a unique position, which will enable you to connect the dots across various dimensions of the business, generating insights others might not be able to make.
While most finance and operations activities are outsourced to the Uber organisation, your role will be to manage this relationship, as well as the support provided, to ensure Service Level Agreements are met. The UPBV finance function consists of two people; yourself and a Senior Associate and your role will be to provide guidance and day to day leadership to this person.
What You'll Do
Take end to end responsibility for all finance and accounting activities of UPBV
Develop and maintain a deep understanding of financial regulatory requirements and frameworks and subsequently manage and deliver all reporting activities including management, regulatory and financial reporting
Ensure the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of all payment operations, treasury activities and associated reconciliation controls
Safeguard funds held in custodian bank accounts to ensure that there is always sufficient liquidity to meet all payment obligations
Coordinate and manage both Internal and External audit review processes
Represent UPBV as the finance lead for cross functional initiatives within the company, on projects and for new products; assess, document and develop local requirements.
Drive continuous improvement, standardization and reengineering of processes, policies and controls and implement best practices
Maintain healthy relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that financial services are delivered at the required performance levels
Be an exemplary team player, who operates globally, cross-functionally and at all levels of the organization, taking ownership and demonstrating self-initiative
What the Candidate Will Need
CPA/CA/ACCA/equivalent qualification preferred
10+ years of professional experience at a senior level in finance roles, with experience in managing people
Proactive, able to set priorities right and committed to objectives and results
A self-starter and subject matter expert and be the "go-to" person for all finance-related matters
The ability to dive deep into the data and perform basic accounting tasks where required. While you are the Finance Lead, this is a small team and each person is expected to lean in.
The ability to handle large volumes of data (generated from SQL queries), create pivot tables to assess the quality of the data and draw conclusions
A good eye for detail, with the ability to drill down when necessary whilst maintaining a helicopter view
Excellent project management skills and ability to drive projects on an international level
A collaborative team player, who comfortably operates globally, cross-functionally and at all levels of the organization
Exceptional interpersonal skills to communicate key information and status to stakeholders
Comfortable in managing through ambiguous situations, works well independently or within a group
Flexible and adaptable working style and attitude
Bonus points for experience in regulated financial services or payments